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Medicare Bonus Payments: CMS Plans To End Three, But Considers Seven New-Tech Add-On Payments For FY 2019

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While the US Medicare agency is proposing to end hospital inpatient new-technology add-on payments for Edwards Lifesciences’ and LivaNova’s minimally surgical valves, and for WL Gore's endoprosthesis aneurysm device, it is evaluating possible bonus payments for 7 more devices beginning Oct. 1.

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